The Consulting Writer

aka The Frazzled Mom

This Is Punacceptable!

The word today is “convey“.

Which made me think of belts, like the one I totally ate it on when sledding with the kids.

A belt conveys that holding up one’s pants provide it with a sense of self-worth.

It’s better than the seat, below the Bible and not as cool as the fan.

I actually couldn’t figure out my seat belt the other day. Then it clicked. 😉


We need to be aware that our actions can convey so much. Something innocent might be taking the wrong way, out of context. What is sent as a simple message in text could be completely misunderstood. For example, I sent a message to a friend, whose birthday we were celebrating at our house. I had made a cake for him, but I didn’t have any ice cream to go with it. So I texted “You get ice cream”, to which he didn’t respond. Instead, he came over that evening empty-handed.

Where’s the ice cream? I’d asked.

He thought I’d meant that he was getting ice cream, not that I was asking him to get it.

*sigh*

This is the difference between men and women. We communicate differently. I’m sure my friends would have understood the message. Unfortunately, that night, we only had cake.

Michael Jr. is a Christian comedy and really funny. Here’s a moment he’s describing where his actions were misconstrued.

Have you had texts or emails where you were misunderstood? Perhaps it’s even happened in person. Sometimes I think we are moving so fast to keep up with everyone else in society, that misunderstandings seem to be more commonplace than ever before. Have you had those moments?

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One comment on “This Is Punacceptable!

  1. ichabod2014ic
    January 31, 2018

    Watch out, Elizabeth will belt you with a pun. 🙂

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